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THE LIFE OF WILLIAM COWPER, ESQ. in Two Volumes

By: Southey, Robert

Price: $54.94

Publisher: Boston, Otis, Broaders and Company: 1839

Seller ID: 39572

Condition: Very Good


Former owner's name, scattered foxing, otherwise clean and tight in original brown cloth binding with gilt lettering at spines, cloth worn at spine ends. First American edition of poet laureate Robert Southey's life of William Cowper, William Cowper (1731 – 1800) was an English poet and hymnodist. One of the most popular poets of his time, Cowper changed the direction of 18th century nature poetry by writing of everyday life and scenes of the English countryside. A forerunner of Romantic poetry, Cowper was deemed "the best modern poet" by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Former owner w... View more info